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Belovite Group

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About Belovite GroupHide

A group in the Apatite Supergroup which includes hexagonal and trigonal phosphates with the M1 site split into M1 and M1o sites containing different species-defining cations (Pasero et al 2010).


Classification of Belovite GroupHide

Notes:
IMA Approved Group Name

Relationship of Belovite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Apatite GroupA group in the Apatite Supergroup which includes hexagonal and pseudohexagonal phosphates, arsenates and ...
Britholite Group(REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Ellestadite GroupA group in the Apatite Supergroup which includes hexagonal and pseudohexagonal sulphato-silicates with the ...
Hedyphane GroupA group in the Apatite Supergroup which includes hexagonal and pseudohexagonal phosphates, arsenates and ...
PliniusiteCa5(VO4)3FHex. 6/m : P63/m
VanackeritePb4Cd(AsO4)3(Cl,OH) Trig. 3 : P3
Group Members:
Belovite-(Ce) NaCeSr3(PO4)3FTrig. 3 : P3
Belovite-(La) NaLaSr3(PO4)3FTrig. 3 : P3
Carlgieseckeite-(Nd) NaNdCa3(PO4)3FTrig. 3 : P3
Deloneite (Na0.5REE0.25Ca0.25)(Ca0.75REE0.25)Sr1.5(CaNa0.25REE0.25)(PO4)3F0.5(OH)0.5Trig.
Fluorcaphite SrCaCa3(PO4)3FHex. 6/m : P63/m
Fluorstrophite SrCaSr3(PO4)3FHex. 6/m : P63/m
Kuannersuite-(Ce) NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5Trig. 3 : P3

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Belovite GroupHide

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Pasero, M., Kampf, A. R., Ferraris, C., Pekov, I. V., Rakovan, J. and White, T. J. (2010): Nomenclature of the apatite supergroup minerals. European Journal of Mineralogy 22, 163-179.

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Localities for Belovite GroupHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Canada
 
  • Northwest Territories
[Fluorstrophite] Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
      • O'Meara Township
[Fluorstrophite] Platt & Wooley (1990)
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
[Kuannersuite-(Ce)] Friis, Henrik; Balic-Zunjic, Tonci; Pekov, Igor V. & Petersen, Ole Valdemar. 2004. Kuannersuite-(Ce), Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl, a new member of the Apatite group, from the Ilímaussaq Alkaline Complex, South Greenland: Description and crystal chemistry. Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 95-106
[Kuannersuite-(Ce)] Friis, H., Balic-Zunic, T, Pekov, I., Peterson, O. (2004): Kuannersuite-(Ce), a new member of the Apatite-group, from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 42, 95-106
[Kuannersuite-(Ce)] Friis, H., Balic-Zunic, T, Pekov, I., Peterson, O. (2004): Kuannersuite-(Ce), a new member of the Apatite-group, from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist. 42, 95-106
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Niigata Prefecture
[Fluorstrophite] [MinRec 33:168]
[Fluorstrophite] Sakai & Akai (1988) Sanko-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 16.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
          • Inagli Massif
[Fluorstrophite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence
[Fluorstrophite] Canadian Mineralogist 40:121-136
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
[Fluorstrophite] www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/khib.htm
[Belovite-(La)] Men'shikov, Y.P., et al (2006), American Mineralogist: 91: 922-928.; Yakovenchik, V.N., Ivaniuk, G.Yu., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Selivanova, E.A., Men'shikov, Yu.P., Korchak, J.A., Krivovichev, S.V., Spiridonova, D.V., Zalkind, O.A. (2010): Punkaruaivite, Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O, a new mineral species from hydrothermalites of Khibiny and Lovozero alkaline massifs (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 41-50.
          • Astrophyllite Stream
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pekov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp11-16
[Belovite-(Ce)] Arzamastsev, A., Yakovenchuk, V., Pakhomovsky, Y., & Ivanyuk, G. (2008). The Khibina and Lovozero alkaline massifs: Geology and unique mineralization. In Guidbook for 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion (No. 47, p. 58).
[Belovite-(La)] Men'shikov, Y.P., Krivovichev, S.V., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Yakovenchuk, V.N., Ivanyuk, G.Y., Mikhailova, J.A., Armbruster, T., and Selivanova, E.A. (2006): Chivruaiite, Ca4(Ti,Nb)5[(Si6O17)2|(OH,O)5]·13-–14H2O, a new mineral from hydrothermal veins of Khibiny and Lovozero alkaline massifs. American Mineralogist 91, 922-928.
        • Koashva Mt
[Belovite-(Ce)] Arzamastsev, A., Yakovenchuk, V., Pakhomovsky, Y., & Ivanyuk, G. (2008). The Khibina and Lovozero alkaline massifs: Geology and unique mineralization. In Guidbook for 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion (No. 47, p. 58).
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Kukisvumchorr Mt
[Belovite-(Ce)] [World of Stones 95:5-6, p64]; Cámara, F., Sokolova, E., Abdu, Y., Hawthorne, F.C., Khomyakov, A.P. (2013): Kolskyite (Ca☐)Na2Ti4(Si2O7)2O4(H2O)7, a group-IV Ti-disilicate from the Khibiny Alkaline Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia: description and crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 921-936.; Cámara, F., Sokolova, E., Abdu, Y. A., & Hawthorne, F. C. (2014). Saamite, Ba□ Tinbna3ti (Si2o7) 2o2 (Oh) 2 (H2o) 2, a Group-iii Ti-disilicate Mineral from the Khibiny Alkaline Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia: Description and Crystal Structure. The Canadian Mineralogist, 52(4), 745-762.
[Fluorcaphite] http://maurice.strahlen.org/kola/khibiny.htm
[Fluorcaphite]
[Belovite-(La)] www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/lovo.htm
[Belovite-(Ce)] Yakovenchik, V.N., Ivaniuk, G.Yu., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Selivanova, E.A., Men'shikov, Yu.P., Korchak, J.A., Krivovichev, S.V., Spiridonova, D.V., Zalkind, O.A. (2010): Punkaruaivite, Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O, a new mineral species from hydrothermalites of Khibiny and Lovozero alkaline massifs (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 41-50.
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
[Belovite-(Ce)] A. P. Khomyakov et al., 2005; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Chukanov, N. V., Ermolaeva, V. N., Pekov, I. V., Sokolov, S. V., Nekrasov, A. N., & Sokolova, M. N. (2005). Raremetal mineralization connected with bituminous matters in late assemblages of pegmatites of the Khibiny and Lovozero massifs. New Data Minerals, 40, 80-95.
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pekov, I.V. (2000): Lovozero Massif. Moscow, Ocean Pictures Ltd, 480 pp.; Chukanov, N. V., Ermolaeva, V. N., Pekov, I. V., Sokolov, S. V., Nekrasov, A. N., & Sokolova, M. N. (2005). Raremetal mineralization connected with bituminous matters in late assemblages of pegmatites of the Khibiny and Lovozero massifs. New Data Minerals, 40, 80-95.
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pavel M. Kartashov data
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Ivanyuk, G. Y., & Yakovenchuk, V. N. (2014). Loparite-(Ce) in rocks of the Lovozero layered complex at Mt. Karnasurt and Mt. Kedykvyrpakhk. Geology of Ore Deposits, 56(8), 685-698.
[Belovite-(Ce)] Mineralogical Record (2000): 31: 203.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Kedykverpakhk Mt
          • Karnasurt mine (Kedyk area)
[Belovite-(Ce)] Mineralogical Record: 36(4): 397-416.
[Belovite-(Ce)] DAN-SSSR (1954) 96/3, 613-616; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pekov, I.V. (2000): Lovozero Massif. Moscow, Ocean Pictures Ltd, 480 pp.; Yakovenchuk, V. N., Ivanyuk, G. Y., Krivovichev, S. V., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Selivanova, E. A., Korchak, J. A., ... & Zalkind, O. A. (2011). Eliseevite, Na1. 5Li [Ti2Si4O12. 5 (OH) 1.5]∙ 2H2O, a new microporous titanosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). American Mineralogist, 96(10), 1624-1629.
[Belovite-(Ce)] Ermolaeva, V.N., Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Zadov, A.E. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(8), 758-775.
[Fluorcaphite] The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 43, pp. 735-746 (2005)
        • Sengischorr Mt
          • Motchisuai River Valley
[Belovite-(Ce)] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
South Africa
 
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
[Belovite-(Ce)] R. Liferovich - L. Horváth p.c. (2004)
Tajikistan
 
  • Region of Republican Subordination
    • Tien Shan Mtn
      • Alai Range (Alayskiy)
[Fluorcaphite] I. Pekov data pers. comm. L. Horváth 2008
USA
 
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Picacho Peak
[Fluorstrophite] Joseph F. Cooper Jr., Gail E. Dunning, Ted A.Hadley (2003) Minerology of the Victor Claim, Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California.
  • Montana
    • Meagher Co.
[Belovite-(Ce)] www.cseg.ca/conferences/2000/376.PDF.
Zambia
 
  • Northern Province
    • Muchinga Mts.
      • Isoka District
        • Isoka
[Fluorstrophite]
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